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This is a common problem with "Doer" business owners. It won't be easy to find someone to work on commission. Truly able commission-based salespeople know they are a) in demand, and b) capable of setting their own price. So why should they work for you? They're going to go to where making sales ...

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At the agency I started, we tackled this by working toward higher visibility in the industry. For example, when I was growing the agency years ago, I wrote articles for sites like Smashing Magazine, Nettuts, CSS-Tricks, and so on — this granted authority and presence to my agency. Then, my team ...

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1. Differentiate Between Days to Produce and Days to Create I pre-schedule which days (and time blocks in those days) will be for money making activities (literally those activities that are directly linked to income generation such as being on stage and speaking, in a room with my clients, closi...

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There is SO much here to unpack ...... First, congratulations on your past successes. That has certainly shaped you and made you who you are. There are benefits to working for someone to learn, but if they simply see you as an employee - a replaceable widget maker - then it is time to move on. ...

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Don't pitch him anything. Find out what he thinks you should do, and ask what he's interested in doing. Maybe he'll suggest avenues for you to pursue. Maybe he'll come round and invest anyway. But there's a good chance you'll both get more out of a casual dinner if it's genuinely a casual din...

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Hey. :) Craft a joke that's relevant to the situation. Touch on the core essence of why everyone is attending, or make light of something that's happening in current news, preferably in a context that relates to your subject matter. As a backup you can alway open with asking people why they're ...

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I think it is a common understanding now that you have a person brand whether it's public or not. Your brand is your character and skills as seen through your behaviors and your professional image. I think the point of your question, though, is whether or not you can promote your personal brand ...

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a) are you good at selling? b) can you afford to hire someone? c) do you have time to sell? Until you can afford to and literally don't have the time too, my gut says do it solo.

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